Super 8 New Iberia
Travel Blogs from New Iberia
... 5:30 a.m., hooked up the Honda and off to the Wild West! After a long drive from our home Tarpon Springs - this was a welcome sight to stop for a few hours of rest at about 2:30 a.m.! It was very cool when we woke up in the morning around., about 38 degrees - it wasn't too early for Dave - he ...
... at a roadside stand called Hebert's for some boudin and some cracklings. Boudin is a Cajun sausage. Cracklin's are fried pig stomach. We didn't like either, but we can say we tried them.
Picked up some Subway and returned to the hotel to watch the game. What a slaughter. Tomorrow on our way to New Orleans. It's still raining.
Woke up and hit the road at 10 a.m. It was very cold and overcast. 47 ...
... as we still had an hours drive left. Headed back on the road, and pulled into our hotel, at about 6:30 p.m. We were starving so after dropping off our luggage, we headed back out. One of the great things about road trips is trying new and local food. Luckily there was a Raising Canes right across the street, so we didn't have to. We will be here for two nights. Hopefully we get to check out some Cajun food ...
... adding another hour to our drive and an 18 minute ferry ride)
Having officially entered Texas we started seeing oil wells dotting the landscape. The peninsula was interesting with all its brightly painted houses high on stilts to avoid flooding etc. The sun was setting as we boarded the fairly small and speedy ferry to Galveston. We did see a few cool looking buildings in Galveston before the sky went ...
... a windshield wiper, of course.
Stop 3: Henderson - For days we monitored our names on a list for a swamp tour at McGee's Landing. Downpours of rain that morning and the cold weather changed our minds on wanting to even attempt it. Instead, we continued on, passing through the bayou.
Stop 4: Lake Fausse Pointe State Park - The park was deserted. Who would have paid for entry on that cold, wet, miserable day? Even the heron ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services